American Council of the Blind of Texas (ACBT) 2021-22 Scholarship Announcement
Stephen Kerr, Committee Chairman
The American Council of the Blind of Texas awards scholarships on an annual basis to deserving students who will be entering college, currently attending a college, university, or enrolled in a trade school or technical program. The 2021-22 ACBT scholarship applications are available from March 1 through June 15, 2021.
Qualified students must be legally blind, maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average, and be a Texas resident. A completed application and all required supporting documentation must be received by June 15, 2021.
Application and scholarship information may be obtained from the following sources:
Texas Workforce Solutions/Blind Services Division Counselors
Education Service Centers
The ACBT web site
Stephen Kerr, ACBT Scholarship Committee Chairman
Scholarship applications must be completed online, and all supported documentation, including official transcripts, must be submitted via email by the deadline indicated above. Finalists will be contacted within four to six weeks after the deadline and asked to take part in a phone interview with committee members. Award recipients will be notified by the committee chair within one week after all interviews have been conducted.
Your date of birth is required on this form. If you are in Forms mode you will find it after the Email Confirmation edit box. JAWS will say MM. Use your Up and Down arrows to choose the month. Press the Tab key and use the Up and Down Arrow keys to locate the day. Finally, press the Tab key and type in the year.
After you submit your application, you will see the check list. Please follow the instructions in the check list to prepare and submit the required supporting documentation.
We encourage all scholarship recipients to attend the 2021 ACBT Conference/Convention so they may be recognized for their significant achievements. Convention details can be found on the ACBT website:
Please email questions or requests for further information regarding the conference to:
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND OF TEXAS (ACBT) 2021-22 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Please note: The Scholarship application deadline is June 15, 2021.
For best results, please follow the instructions found in the announcement and the checklist below.